Continental IceContact 2 SUV

The Continental IceContact 2 SUV is a Premium Touring studded winter tyre with asymmetrical tread, designed for SUV and 4×4.

The tyre also has version for passenger cars.

2017 Tuulilasi Continental IceContact 2 SUV test

In 2017 experts of the Finnish publication Tuulilasi have tested the Continental Ice Contact 2 SUV at size 215/65 R16 and compared it with seven similar budget, mid-range and premium studded winter tyres.

test Continental IceContact 2 SUV review
6th place in Wet braking. The braking distance difference with the leader was 2.2 meters longer.
test Continental IceContact 2 SUV review
3rd place in Wet handling and very close result to the leader: 0.2 seconds wet handling time difference only.
test Continental IceContact 2 SUV review
3rd place in Dry braking. The braking distance difference with the leader was 0.44 meters longer.
test Continental IceContact 2 SUV review
2nd place in Ice handling. The braking distance difference with the leader was 1.08 meters longer.
test Continental IceContact 2 SUV review
3rd place in Ice handling. Continental was 2.2 seconds slower, than the leader.
test Continental IceContact 2 SUV review
3rd place in Ice traction and very close result to the leader: 0.24 seconds ice acceleration time difference only.
test Continental IceContact 2 SUV review
2nd place in Ice latral stabilty. The ice handling time difference with the leader was 0.5 seconds longer.
test Continental IceContact 2 SUV review
3rd place in Snow braking. The braking distance was 0.68 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Continental Ice Contact 2 SUV review
1st place in Snow handling and the best result.
test Continental Ice Contact 2 SUV review
1st place and the best Snow traction.
test Continental Ice Contact 2 SUV review
2nd place in Riding on a snow hill test.
test Continental Ice Contact 2 SUV review
4th place in Rolling resistance test. The fuel consumption difference with the leader was 4% bigger.

Overall Continental IceContact 2 SUV review

According to the test result the Continental took 2nd place.

Main conclusions:

  • Relatively long wet braking distance, but good handling.
  • Good dry braking.
  • Very good results on the ice: short braking distance, fast handling and traction.
  • The best snow performance.
  • Relatively high rolling resistance.

Similar tyres from the test:

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